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Qualcomm"s New Processor Brings 4G To Feature Phones As Company Eyes Growth in Developing Markets

With smartphone growth tapped out in many developed countries, the biggest opportunities remaining are in markets where consumers have considerably less disposable income. Qualcomm moved Monday to address this next wave with a renewed chipset for low.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Survivors of childhood brain tumors have increased body fat

New research findings suggest that one of the most important risk factors for heart disease and type 2 diabetes, which is excess total and central fat in the body, is present relatively early in survivors of childhood brain tumors. This may program t.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News4 hr. 59 min. ago

Passive smoking: Acrolein inhibits immune response, hence accelerating tumor growth

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that every year 600,000 deaths are caused by passive smoking worldwide. Now researchers have, for the first time, identified the organic compound acrolein (acrylic aldehyde) as one of the main causes of f.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 16 min. ago

New era in precision medicine for pancreatic cancer

The development of new treatments for pancreatic cancer is set to be transformed by a network of clinical trials, aiming to find the right trial for the right patient, after a £10 million investment from Cancer Research UK......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 16 min. ago

Final Fantasy XIV’s Far Edge of Fate Soundtrack Will Release On June 7th

The Blu-ray disc will also feature special footage for the game, and first-production editions of the soundtrack will come with a special code which can be used to obtain a Nidhogg minion in-game. Read Final Fantasy XIV’s Far Edge of Fate Sound.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News5 hr. 44 min. ago

UK targets WhatsApp and encrypted messaging after London attack

The UK government wants there to be "no place for terrorists to hide," and that includes on encrypted messaging services. The company first on its agenda? WhatsApp. Speaking on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show on Sunday, Home Secretary Amber Rudd called fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 52 min. ago

Why New York’s architecture creates wind tunnels

"The wind tunnel effect in New York City is basically a situation where air is being converged into a very small space and that leads to stronger winds" The post Why New York’s architecture creates wind tunnels appeared first on Architecture La.....»»

Category: infraSource:  architecturelabRelated News6 hr. 44 min. ago

Amazon considers opening augmented reality furniture stores

Amazon's retail plans could extend well beyond books and groceries. New York Times sources hear that the internet giant is "exploring" the possibility of appliance and furniture stores with a technological angle. You'd use augmen.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News7 hr. 16 min. ago

Meat-cooking video chef shares his latest triumph: Sloppy Joe Sliders

Meat chef Christian Winkler likes nothing more than coming up with new recipes for cooking meat. He's passionate about grilling meat and making videos of his latest discovery, even when he doesn't get to BBQ. The post Meat-cooking video chef share.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 16 min. ago

After 20 Years, OpenSSL Will Change To Apache License 2.0, Seeks Pasts Contributors

After nearly 20 years and 31,000 commits, OpenSSL wants to change to Apache License v2.0. They're now tracking down all 400 contributors to sign new license agreements, a process expected to take several months. Slashdot reader rich_salz shares links.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 24 min. ago

Overcoming workplace barriers to breastfeeding

For mothers of new infants, going back to work may pose a number of obstacles to continued breastfeeding. Workplace policies affecting the ability to breastfeed -- and the role of nurse practitioners (NPs) in helping to overcome those obstacles -- ar.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News8 hr. 36 min. ago

Sniffing out a new strategy against Alzheimer"s disease

Neurologists are conducting an 18-month clinical trial testing a type of insulin delivered in a nasal spray – which is used to treat diabetes in some patients – in the Study of Nasal Insulin to Fight Forgetfulness (SNIFF)......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News8 hr. 36 min. ago

A little vigorous exercise may help boost kids" cardiometabolic health

As little as 10 minutes a day of high-intensity physical activity could help some children reduce their risk of developing heart problems and metabolic diseases such as diabetes, according to an international study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News8 hr. 36 min. ago

Is Microsoft Building A Foldable "Surface" Phone?

"This past week, Microsoft received a new patent for a foldable handset, and once again there are rumors that it is related to the long awaited, mythical Surface Phone," writes HardOCP, noting Samsung and LG are also rumored to be working on foldable.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 52 min. ago

Rampant Krispy Kreme product placement is the true hero of "Power Rangers"

There's a sixth ranger in the new Power Rangers film you may have never expected to see. No, we're talking about the Green Ranger or the White Ranger. This one is actually has a mix of Green, White and even has some Red. SEE ALSO: The Internet is so.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News9 hr. 8 min. ago

HyperX Cloud Revolver S Gaming Headset Review

Looks like the HyperX team is at it again and has come out with a new improved version of the HyperX Cloud Revolver S Headset. This is their flagship highest end headset and is made purely for the gamer in all of us. As most of you probably.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News9 hr. 36 min. ago

Glyph 2TB AtomRAID Portable SSD Review

Every so often, I get my hands on a new tech device that really makes me smile. Undoubtedly, it becomes a key gadget that I keep with me in my travels, and one that I tend to show off at tech events I attend. The Glyph 2TB AtomRAID portabl.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News9 hr. 36 min. ago

Cryo-electron microscopy achieves unprecedented resolution using new computational methods

Cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) -- which enables the visualization of viruses, proteins, and other biological structures at the molecular level -- is a critical tool used to advance biochemical knowledge. Now researchers have extended cryo-EM's im.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News9 hr. 44 min. ago

Researchers find new gene interaction associated with increased MS risk

A person carrying variants of two particular genes could be almost three times more likely to develop multiple sclerosis, according to the latest findings from scientists......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News9 hr. 44 min. ago

Most dengue infections transmitted in and around home

Transmission of the mosquito-borne dengue virus appears to be largely driven by infections centered in and around the home, with the majority of cases related to one another occurring in people who live less than 200 meters apart, new research sugges.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News9 hr. 44 min. ago

Cooking family meals, skipping TV during those meals linked to lower odds of obesity

Adults who don’t flip on the TV during dinner and those who eat home-cooked meals are less likely to be obese, a new study has found. But the frequency of family meals doesn’t appear to make much of a difference......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News9 hr. 44 min. ago